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Resources / Events / June 2022: Clean Transportation Month

​​​​​​​​ Join the movement – the Metro Vancouver region is leading the next global wave of Clean Transportation innovation.​​

Join us in June 2022 as public and private sector organizations celebrate the clean transportation sector in the Metro Vancouver region and spotlight local innovations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reimagine the regional transportation experience, and engage with policy and business leaders from around the world.

With demonstration events for families, networking sessions for investors seeking their next new mobility investment opportunity, and panels elevating groundbreaking and disruptive ideas, clean transportation month offers something for everyone.

By having government, industry, academia, and researchers work together, the Metro Vancouver region can take advantage of its strategic advantages in clean transportation, especially in the hydrogen sector, to assume a place as a global leader in the research, development, production, and export of new mobility solutions to climate change.

Sav Dhaliwal, Chair of the Invest Vancouver Management Board and the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors

Events Calendar

HUB Spring Go by Bike Week

Date: May 30 - June 5, 2022
Location: N/A
Event Type: Family Friendly, Public Demonstration

Go by Bike Week aims to showcase how resilient cycling is as a mode of transportation. Log your trips online during the event for a chance to win great prizes, track your kilometres, and see how many greenhouse gas emissions you’ve saved.

HUB Bike to School Week

Date: May 30 - June 3, 2022
Location: N/A
Event Type: Family Friendly, Public Demonstration

Bike to School Week is an annual celebration which encourages students of all ages and abilities to bike, roll, or walk to school. The event is a great way to enhance green initiatives already happening at your school, build community, and highlight the benefits of active transportation.

Walk30 Challenge: North Vancouver

Date: June 6 - July 10, 2022
Location: North Vancouver
Event Type: Family Friendly, Public Demonstration

Walk30 inspires people to walk more, increase overall wellness, make community connections, and rethink how we get around. Walk30 invites residents to walk at least 30 minutes a day through a 5 week challenge. Sign up for free and log your walks to win prizes.

Green Shipping Corridors: Decarbonizing the Ocean’s Transportation Highways

Date: June 9, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Location: Online
Event Type: Panel Discussion

Join the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate to hear from Peter Jameson and Soren Mollder, Partners at the Boston Consulting Group, and Alex Adams, Senior Manager, Environmental Programs at the Port of Seattle, as they discuss decarbonizing the ocean’s transportation highways and the future vision for implementation in the Pacific Northwest.

Car Free Day Surrey

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Location: Surrey, On 137th Street between 72A Ave & 74 Ave
Event Type: Family Friendly

Car Free Day Surrey will take over 137th Street and transform the street into a pedestrian paradise with multiple stages, artisan vendors, local merchants and family friendly fun! This is a free community festival; free of cars, promoting active transportation, focused on families and the promotion of local business.


Translink Tomorrow: New Mobility Forum

Date: June 28, 2022
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3G3
Event Type: Hybrid Panel Discussion

The focus of this year’s annual New Mobility Forum event will be: Electrification. Speakers and audience members will explore how electrification may leverage innovations in vehicles, infrastructure, energy demand management, policies and strategies to improve access to zero-emission mobility options.

Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum: Future of Transportation

Date: June 28, 2022, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Ballroom A, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3G3
Event Type: Panel Discussion, Public Demonstration

Join the Vancouver Entrepreneurs Forum (VEF) to discuss the Future of Transportation, with panelists from Movini, Damon Motors, Canadian Air Mobility, Hyrda Energy and Lucid Motors. The VEF is an online and offline platform for entrepreneurs within the technology realm.

Motivate >> VANCOUVER

Date: June 29, 2022
Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver
Event Type: Family Friendly, Public Demonstration

Motivate VANCOUVER shines a global spotlight on the Metro Vancouver region’s most dynamic early-stage companies in the rapidly-evolving emerging mobility and clean transportation space. Startups, emerging innovators, venture capital investors, policy makers, and mobility leaders – the key players in the Metro Vancouver region and beyond are coming together for a new global investment gathering.


The Tour De Concord Vancouver – Free Family Bike Festival

Date: June 30, 2022
Location: Concord Pacific Vancouver, 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R6
Event Type: Family Friendly, Public Demonstration

Watch competitive cyclists race laps around a closed circuit course at Concord Pacific Place in Vancouver. Throughout the day, the festival features other outdoor activities such as HopOn Kids Bike Obstacle Course by Cycling BC, demo bikes, complimentary bike tune-up services, food trucks, beer garden, live entertainment, raffle draws and more!

Sector Highlights

/ 60 Firms

Operating in the region

/ 2,800+ Employees

Median firm employment: 21

/ $2.6 Billion+ Invested

From 2017 to 2021


You might know that Metro Vancouver has among the highest rates of EV ownership in North America, but did you know we are also a leading developer of clean transportation solutions?

Do you know a Clean Transportation event in June 2022 that should be on this list? Contact info@investvancouver.ca

About the Clean Transportation Industry in Metro Vancouver

Invest Vancouver Insights: Clean Transportation: Findings and Actions to Strengthen the Sector in the Metro Vancouver Region

November, 2021 - The Metro Vancouver region is well-positioned to lead the next global wave of clean transportation innovation, development, and commercialization, but risks losing significant parts of this export industry, including some of its fastest growing and most successful firms, if barriers to investment and future industry growth are not urgently addressed, according to a report from Invest Vancouver.

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